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Folio from a dispersed copy of Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; recto, The birth of Manuchehr; verso, Salm and Tur learned about Manuchehr's act, The message of Salm and Tur to Manuchehr

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 34.7 x 23.2 cm (13 11/16 x 9 1/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1620
Period:
Mughal dynasty
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Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.351
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Data Source:
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